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Morpurgo, Michael; Bailey, Peter, 1946-

Michael Morpurgo revisits the landscape of his memories, the idyllic village of Bradwell, his childhood home 50 years before. The village is peopled by quirky characters such as the three Stebbing sisters, the moustachioed Colonel Burton and Bennie the village thug

Book. English. General. Children's stories. Fiction 7+.
Published London: Walker, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: by Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Peter Bailey
ISBN: 140633202X, 9781406332025
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 80 p. ; 19 cm.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5.3
Interest Level: LY
Points: 1
Quiz Number: 222687

Author note

Michael Morpurgo was 2003-2005 Children's Laureate, has written over one hundred books and is the winner of many awards, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize, the Blue Peter Award and the Red House Children's Book Award. His books are translated and read around the world and his hugely popular novel War Horse, already a critically acclaimed stage play, is now a successful film. Michael and his wife, Clare, founded the charity Farms for City Children and live in Devon.

Back cover copy

A story of our time from the master storyteller, author of the critically acclaimed War Horse